|American Troops In Africa During World War II - U.S. War Department|
Color Silent film from November 1942. Shot list from the National Archives: "Summary: An American flag flies atop ruins of a French fort. VS, ruins of fort. Soldiers in fg. VS, drum and bugle unit and a squad of soldiers march into fort. VS, soldiers sit beneath sign: "NEW YORK CITY - MAYOR MOLOTOV." VS, soldiers and pup tents near ruins. VS, military and civilian in the streets of Oran, Algeria...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993; Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949; Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; Kenitra, Province de (Morocco, Africa) province; WWII; World War II; WWII In Color
|Italian Islands First To Fall As Invasion Begins 1943 - United Newsreels|
United Newsreel from 1943. Description at the National Archives: "Part 1, allied planes bomb Pantelleria Island.Part 2, Gens. de Gaulle and Giraud inspect French troops in North Africa. Giraud decorates Gen. Eisenhower.Part 3, U.S. farmers sow potatoes. Part 4, Hindus gather for a religious ceremony in India.Part 5, shows work on the "Big Inch" pipe line. Part 6, Greece receives a lend-lease destroyer in Washington, D.C...
Keywords: Newsreel; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; United States. Navy; United States. -- Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; Gaulle, Charles De, 1890-1970; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women's Reserve; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; United States. -- Marine Corps Women's Reserve; Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949; Castillo, Ramón S, 1873 – 1944